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City Manager Decision Elusive

One year after former Newport City Manager Jane Howington left her job for a similar post in Ohio, there is no word on when a new administrator will take the lead at City Hall.  More...

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Naval Community

Navy Community Briefs

NUWC Change of Command  Rear Adm. Michael Jabaley (left) and Rear Adm. (select) Moises DelToro (right) exchange salutes as they formally pass command of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center from Jabaley to DelToro. Looking on is Vice Adm. More...

Opinion

A ‘Historic Main Street’ Makeover

EDITORIAL

From our street-level newsroom at 86 Broadway, directly across the street from Thompson Middle School and diagonally across from City Hall, we don’t miss much that happens along the busy corridor.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Racism Conversation is a Good Start

To the Editor:  It was good to see two letters in NTW's July 30 edition in response to the Newport Democratic City Committee’s statement on racism. More...

From The Garden

Summer Squash: Sun Worshippers

On these inescapably hot days of summer, there are a few vegetables that bask–and thrive–in the glory of the sun. Most plants love sun and heat but it is the heat that is the key to ripening. More...

Stuffed Pattypan Squash

6 large pattypan squash 1 tsp. olive oil 1/2 cup yellow onion, chopped 1 tsp. minced garlic 1/2 cup roasted red pepper, chopped 1 cup raw spinach, chopped 1/2 tbsp. fresh oregano, finely chopped 1 tbsp. More...

Obituaries

RECENT DEATHS

Jeanne Priest Keating, 85, of Middletown, passed away Aug. 1, 2015. She leaves behind her husband, Edward S. Keating, six daughters, nine grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. Services will be private. More...

Summer Academics Limited

Long, hot summer days mean “no more pencils, no more books” for many American students, but the extended vacation may have academic consequences.  More...

Allen's 'Newport' Film Debuts at Pickens

“And I fell in love with Newport. If I ever get a summer house, it will be there.” –Woody Allen, on page six of the New York Post.   More...

Bob Marley Headlines Comedy Series

Comedic insights often focus on common experiences (“Did you ever notice…?”) and strange coincidences. Take comedian Bob Marley’s name for instance. He isn’t Jamaican. He doesn’t sing reggae. More...

 

Around Town

Land Trust Celebrates Silver Anniversary

Over 350 guests joined in the fun of a “Turn of the Century Fair”-themed Fiesta Verde at Sweet Berry Farm on July 25 in support of the Aquidneck Land Trust’s 25th anniversary. More...

Yappy Hour

Sunday, July 19, was a beautiful evening for “Yappy Hour,” a fundraiser to benefit the Potter League. More...

Thames, Spring Street Input Still Sought

William R. More...

Mainsheet

American Culture Honored at Museum Gala

The National Museum of American Illustration celebrated its 15th anniversary on Thursday, July 30, with a fundraising gala and benefit auction. The highlight of the evening’s auction was the sale of a Norman Rockwell portrait of John F. More...

Calendar

CALENDAR

Thursday  August 6  Baby Bookworms Story Time Simple stories, rhymes, songs and play time for children up to 2 years old with a caregiver, Newport Public Library, 9:30 a.m., 401-847-8720, newportlibraryri.org.   More...

Nature

August Newport Fishing Forecast

August is that time of summer that often brings with it a slowing down of recreational fishing that many refer to as the “summer doldrums.” Ocean water temperatures are the highest of the season, which supposedly makes such local gamefish More...

Snag a Little One, Catch a Bigger One

The most important hook that anglers could have used last week in local waters was a pogy snagger.  For most, if not all, of the past week, large schools of pogies – the principal bait fish for striped bass and bluefish – were seen c More...

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